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is. the sale of "the washington post" is a tricky matter for the si single reason it is an original source of knowing what you and i should know about. and that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "all in with chris hayes" starts right now. >>> good evening from new york. i am in for are the great chris hayes. tonight on "all in" the sale of "the washington post" yesterday to billionaire jeff besos. i have thoughts and even feelings about all this since i actually work there. that is coming up. also tonight president obama makes a return to phoenix to talk about the great american dream of owning your own home. i submit homeownership isn't for everybody. it shouldn't be tax deductible. but first, did anything really interesting happen where you worked yesterday? >> the "the post" has been sold to jeff besos. >> every graham, not the only everybody but at the top of "the washington post" company had the same reaction when they started to think about the possibility which was great surprise. it was good for "the post. "we knew we could keep "the post" alive. our aspiration
the new york time yesterday and also washington post and as you said, a lot of social media and other important media in the western world -- >> it's getting worse. the problem is that they are not even that sophisticated, i mean, in fact, we saw how -- we know that some of them are what we call -- they do not launch complex attacks, but those attacks are out there launching and working. that's my big concern now. >> we've heard for years that cyber attacks could take out power grids, financial markets, banks and officials have done drills and simulated attacks. we're going to show you one called cyber shock wave, produced by the bipartisan policy center, including a whole officials. >> the country's internet system is now slowing down to a virtual crawl. communications with financial trading houses are almost at a stand still. >> it is an active war. you turn off everybody's cell phone, you don't allow them to bank, work, communicate be this is an attack on the united states. it may not be a bomb, but it's much more significant than a bomb going off. >> scary simulation there. what s
communicators." how did you get this gig? >> reviewing tech products? i was a washington reporter for about 20 years and i'm still based in washington but i do not cover washington anymore. in those years, before i did tech i covered national security, the state department, economicsce agencies, , organized labor, environment, deputy bureau chief of "wall street journal." i picked up technology, computers as a hobby. 1980 -- 1981 and in 1991, at my request, i decided that the paper allowed me to switch what i was doing. even though i physically remained here in washington, i began an entirely different gig reviewing these tech products, not just hardware but software, , anything consumer that was digital. and i've been doing that for 23 years. >> if you give something a bad review, it doesn't affect sales of that product? does, but i do not think it always does. it has been written not by me but by others that if i give a good review of it will boost sales of the product. the best comparison is to a movie reviewer. the best movie reviewers will give sterling reviews to some movies that have a
jeff bezos. >> everybody at the top of the "washington post" company had the same reaction when we first started to think about the possibility, which was great surprise. the reason we started to think about it is the point of our ownership was it was always supposed to be good for the post. we knew we could keep the post alive. we knew it could survive. but our aspirations for the most have always been hired by that. so we went to see if we could find a buyer. i have spent 42 years of my life working in this building. basically all of my working career. and i'm really devoted to its future and success. >> that's don graham. don graham is the grandson of eugene meyer, who bought the "washington post" in 1933. he's the son of -- he now runs the "washington post" company. he loves the company. he's an amazing, amazing leader. that's don graham saying he's selling the newspaper his family built to amazon founder jeff bezos and he's doing it. he's doing it because he thinks it is necessary for the institution to thrive because the business model that was built around that paper, around
, the struggles of yesterday, and as we're approaching the an vary of the march on washington we have to wonder if the goals of the march on washington were met over the past 50 years. the answer to that is no, they were not. we need people not only as young as my grandchildren, they're great kids, weren't they? not only kids as young as my grandchildren, but people as old as you and i are. we need to put our shoulders to the wheel, ge make sure the figt gets done. >> michael: i don't know what you meant by people as old as you and i, but thank you for coming. i really appreciate it. >>> i'm looking at you, john boehner, politicians are on summer break, and what better place than des moines, really? donnie fowler and my good friend ben mankiewicz will collectively shape their views on that with me. they'll also share them. and ro khama getting ready for the silicon valley house seat. and whether vacationing or campaigning, a book that every lawmaker should have on their summer reading list, a dream foreclosed. i'll talk to the author about the people she met and the courageous action they have
have a dream" speech at the lincoln memorial, and thousands today are gathering on the washington mall to celebrate that historic event. >>> we start in syria where the government is now accusing rebel forces of using chemical weapons. the claim comes as president obama meets with his national security team at the white house to talk about the reports of chemical weapons attacks by the syrian government. syrian state tv says soldiers found chemical weapons in tunnels used by rebels. cnn cannot confirm those claims or the authenticity of these images. the opposition claims government forces launched a nerve gas attack, killing hundreds of civilians. meanwhile a top u.n. official is in damascus today asking to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons by the syrian government. president obama sat down with our chris kuomo earlier and he said the u.s. is still gathering information on the attack. >> what we've seen indicates that this is clearly a big event of grave concern. and we are already in communications with the entire international community. we're moving through the u.n. t
in the 1963 march on washington remember the events of that day in a discussion hosted by the martin luther king, jr. memorial library in washington, d.c. this is an hour 30 minutes. >> when our archivist suggested that i conduct oral histories with people that attended the march, i jumped at the opportunity to hear firsthand accounts of the days that i, like many of you, had only known about in books, photos and media reflections. i was curious about literal and other journeys that people took to get to the lincoln memorial on that hot august day in 1963. we put out a call for people it into the march to be interviewed and the panelists here today were the first to answer that call. it is important to note that this is the beginning of an ongoing project and derek and our collection not only oral histories but also memorabilia and other artifacts from the march to the washingtonian the community archive. two of the panelists, peter bailey and doctor ella kelly were right under my nose as their regular attendees to the black studies lecture series that takes place in the black study center
on a dime. >> three to one, john. >>> issue 2. bezos goes postal. sold, the washington post, by a billionaire, jeff bezos. the founder of amazon.com. price? $250 million out of bezos's own pocket. the washington post newspapers has been owned by the same family, the grahams, for eight decade. the post is loss known for its reportage of the watergate break-in that led to the resignation of richard nixon. this was the golden age for the post. but now, in the digital age, with news content gravitating to the internet, the post has struggled, like all print media. donald graham described how revenues declined. seven years in a row, with the newspaper suffering a $54 million operating loss last year. that's $54 million. circulation of the paid print edition plunged from $786,000 in 2002, eleven years ago, to $481,000 in 2012. rather than attempt more cost cutting, says mr. graham, he decided to sell. mr. bezos, age 49, is one of the world's richest people, with an estimated worth billions. he sells streaming video online over amazon prime and he introduced the amazon kindle. bezo
. behind the headlines: the march on washington: 50 years later. hello, i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, a ceo's feisty photo creates controversy. did yahoo! c.e.o. marissa strike the wrong pose for "vogue" magazine. lying backwards on a lounge chair sporting stilettos and a pouty face, mayer was photographed for a profile piece in the fashion magazine. critics argue her picture perpetuates the stereotype that high profile women rise to the top based on looks. others say there's nothing wrong there's nothing wrong with a female c.e.o. embracing her femininity. but mayer received some good news late in the week; yahoo surpassed google in july as the most visited website in the united states. even better news, yahoo stock has doubled in the year since mayer became ceo. so debra, was her decision to strike the pose in "vogue" or ratings booster for the website? >> i really think she was fine in what she did. i don't think it really mataries whole lot and if it gave her some more notoriety and publicit
here before. >> yeah. >> in washington, why not give the weapons inspectors the amount of time that they need? >> well, you're right. the white house and administration officials have essentially made the point moot as far as the any of the inspectors. it's interesting, because one week ago today, it was one week ago today, that is when that attack occurred outside damascus. initially after that, the president was still hesitant to engage in any military action against syria. this has been going on for two and a half years, the length of that civil war. he talked the need for a mandate and operating under the structures of international law. everyone is waiting for the intelligence report. we understand that there are meetings ongoing among the president and top advisers. the intel report is going to have to be declassified for release to the american people. there are indications that tomorrow could be the day we see that. mean time, we have gone from the president on thursday saying a u.n. mandate was necessary to yesterday, the vice president saying there is no doubt that th
in washington really want a grand bargain, how about a grand bargain for middle-class jobs? >> but while washington waits for a bargain, millions of american workers feel they're getting a raw deal. >> make our wages super size! >> fast food workers across the country say they can't afford to live where they work, walking off the job. the economy is adding new jobs but they pay less than the ones we lost during the row session. the president worries the growing income gap will fray the social gap. it's not as good as it seems. amazon adding 5,000 warehouse jobs. the workers take just over $24,000 a year. america may still be the land of opportunity but those opportunities still pay less and less. >> in brazil, grease, and france, we see them taking to the streets for, in short, a better life. can we see that kind of fervor in the united states? it's not exactly arab spring, don't get me wrong but many walked off in order to get better pay. austan goolsbee is the chairman of the economic advisers and ryan porter with "the new york times." austan could this be the beginning of a movement o
's march on washington, but did you know the full name of the historic event 50 years ago was the march on washington for jobs and freedom. are we better off today than we were back then? some shocking stats for you upon my return. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the world's greatest library under one digital roof. but at what cost? >>google could hold the whole world hostage. [[voiceover]] al jazeera america presents google and the world brain. hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me t
.. >> the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. and later, senator tom coburn hears from his constituents during a town hall meeting in oklahoma. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> host: walt mossberg, has technology plateaued? >> guest: oh, no, absolutely not. absolutely not. technology is always changing and always coming up with -- technology companies are always coming up with something new, and there are new technology companies all the time incubating, a lot of them are in what we call stealth mode. we don't even know who they are. certain technologies plateau and things move on, but in general, no. not at all. >> host: i guess i ask that because the last couple years we've had the explosion of smartphones, we've had tablets come online. what's out there? >> guest: well, first of all, there are vast numbers of people especially in the less developed cups, but even in the developed countries who don't own a smartphone and, certainly, there are vast thurms that don't own -- numbers th
washington, d.c. when the computer read area code 202. >> it was an innocent mistake. but it demonstrates the ease with which the nsa by the push of a button, whether deliberate or accidental, can get large volumes of u.s. communications. >> reporter: "the washington post" reporter that broke the story says the internal nsa audit leaked to him by edward snowden contains more information than is provided to congressional oversite committees. dianne feinstein said in a written statement the committee quote, can and should do more to independently verify that nsa's operations are appropriate. but the aclu's michelle richardson asks how. >> members of congress have been clear, they have not received a full explanation how the programs worked or any clients' problems with privacy regulations. >> reporter: an nsa tutorial instructs analysts not to give extraneous information to congressional overseers. the president says there's no indication the agency is abusing its powers. >> what you're not reading about is the government actually abusing these programs. what you're hearing about is the pro
,090. the washington post reports this morning this comes as americans are trying to improve their income by going back to school to improve skills. bradley manning sentence that should it for information given to wikileaks. he was given 35 years. what do you think about the sentence? 31 people commenting so far. we want to ask you about the sentence. was it too lenient or appropriate? we want to hear from you this morning. -- here is how you can weigh in this morning. twitter is available to you. you can also send as emails. the new yorkrom times. bradley manning escorted into court wednesday for the maryland retreat in maryland. it shows a picture of him with the headline. manning giving sentence 35 years for lookeaking. then gives youe a little bit of perspective. there have been a series of opinions in the sentence that was handed down yesterday. you may have opinions of your own. here is how you can share them with us. if you live outside the united states, if you could also give us opinion on that. he made a statement and thoughts known on the release yesterday saying reprimanding betrayed his co
government and morsi supporters. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> same-sex marriages will continue in california. that's after the supreme court denied a last ditch appeal of supporters of proposition 8. in june as you know the u.s. supreme court cleared the way for same-sex marriage to resume in california. opponents said the ruling should apply only to the two couples who actually took the case to the high court. >>> san francisco's board of appeals handed a small victory to a men's clothing store trying to open in the mission district. neighbors and merchants say jack spade is a national chain with 11 or more stores across the u.s. san francisco law requires special hearings before chains can open in certain neighborhoods and that includes part of the intermission where a permit has been approved for a jack spade store. >> this area is like a wildlife preserve. it is designated a safe zone for small business. >> looking forward to it. i think it will improve the block. i can't wait. >> jack spade claims it is a small independent retailer even though it is owned by liz claiborne.
in washington to fill out questions for you. >> that is annoying. all right. >> one of the questions was about the chrome cast. this reporter says, you recently reviewed and recommended google's new chrome cast product. how will chrome cast change television viewing? >> we have to back up and explain what we are talking about because i don't think we can assume everyone knows what chrome cast is. general,industry in ,nd especially apple and google microsoft and a few other companies have been trying to change television. they have changed phones, they have changed the music industry. they have changed lots of things, but television has been a hard nut to crack. that frustrates these guys because they regard it as pretty backward. if you think about it, if you carry around one of these look at how these work and how yorkie works, try to go to the menu on your tv and change something, it is really quite privative. if it hase tv is new, so-called smart tv for nationality. so the technology guys have been trying to reinvent tv. there arem is that two problems. the biggest problem is that you can b
to be front and center. tracie potts joins us live in washington with a preview. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. it's not unusual to have this august press conference. congress is gone. his republican critics are gone. the president takes the spotlight and can make headlines here. there's a huge agenda for this. he has a lot to talk about internationally, our involvement in the unrest in syria and in egypt, but even more recently, this terror threat that has shut down 19 embassies and a separate one as you just noted that shut down the embassy in pakistan. what is going on abroad and what is the u.s. doing to fight terror? that is likely to be a big topic today, not to mention the cancellation of the russian summit with president putin and what that does for u.s. relations. what is going on with edward snowden? is he ever going to make it back here to face charges? the president will address a lot of those issues today. while his relationship with putin seems frosty right now, we have two russian officials who are coming here to washington to meet with the russian counterparts at the
each year. that's according to a new report from the "washington post". most violations involved the unauthorized surveillance of america. >> elizabeth brpran is liv prane from washington with the latest. >> the agency over stepped the boundaries. edward snowden proving significant violations include the unauthorized use of information on more than 3,000 americans and green card holders quote a large number of calls from washington were intercepted in 2008 after the district's area code was mistaken to the country code for egypt. in 2012 more than 2700 incidence of unauthorized collection as well as distribution of what is normally legally protected communications. the article's reporter saying there were a multitude of mistakes made. >> searching on the wrong names or searching on u.s. persons improperly or searching on people who they have no reasonable suspicion or length to terrorist groups. >> in a statement the nsa said it tries to identify problems and in part the statement reads we take each report seriously investigate the matter, address the issue, constantly wolook fo
tsunami takes place in washington. what are you looking for? let me tell you. we are getting real momentum. there is a national website, don'tfundit.com. it has 578,000 signatures on it. we have seen 10 or 20,000 signatures. i keel confident with the hanity viewers and the loyal passion that they have for freedom that at the end of this show that we can break 6,000. to me this is a deal killer. the republicans don't stand, i appreciate the symbolic votes but this is the real deal this time. >> if you don't stand for it. i don't see a difference between the republicans and the democrats. >> sadly, sean, there is one difference. right now the people fighting the hardest against defunding obamacare are republicans. the republicans are all shooting at those who are trying to work with the grass roots to stop this disaster of a bill that is killing jobs and driving up insurance rates and hurting the american people. how do we win? first we get 41 republicans in the senate to stand together and the only way to do that is to get millions of americans to go online and hold our officials accountabl
washington post," the united states, you are turned against us. we no longer respect you. so in effect, when the head of the military is saying we don't want your mediation, we don't want you to interfere in our internal affairs, there's only one thing for the president to do. so stand for our principles. that's why i felt that in effect just merely -- and symbolically. ending these military exercises. remember, it takes two to exercise. it takes two to dance. the egyptian military most likely would not have been willing to participate in exercises this year, which is why i was critical. >> what should he have said? >> i think he should have suspended aid currently in the pipeline. he should have dispatched secretary kerry to meet with the leadership. the egyptian military needs those leaders to continue the facade that there's a face to this regime. >> john, you have a petition with 30,000 signatures against arming the syrian rebels. i totally respect that position. but i also feel like if we don't help the syrian rebels, then we are helping the government. what is your position against arm
talking with marc mauer and richard vigueire, thank you for your time. >> on the next "washington journal," discussion about the political unrest in egypt with jon alterman of the center for strategic and international studies. then taxpayers for common sense vice president stephen ellis talks about the national flood insurance program and how a new law is causing rates to rise. after that, we look at how social media might be used to help predict the outcome of u.s. house elections with indiana university professor five io -- fabio rohas. your calls, tweets, and e-mails along with calls beginning live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c- span. ," ours weeks "newsmakers guest is the ceo of heritage action for america. he talks about his organization's agenda and its position on issues pertaining to health care and immigration. here's a preview. [video clip] >> in this environment right now, it is very difficult to handle immigration the way we should be. which is bypassing piecemeal pieces of legislation, getting the border secure. we also have a gigantic imbalance between labor supply
and talking about eminent domain. that will do it for this "orning's washington journal next, we will take you live to the national press club where they will be recognizing out going homeland security secretary jenna not a ton of who is stepping down from her position, taking the chair as president of the university of california. live coverage is next on c-span. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] the shift to [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> we are live at the national press club in washington, dc awaiting remarks from out going homeland security department secretary janet napolitano. earlier this summer, she announced she would be stepping down from her cap in a position to become president of the university of california system which includes ucla and the university of california berkeley among other campuses this is. we are expecting her in a moment. >> ladies and gentlemen, we will start into moments of silence all cell phones and anything that makes noises. we would appreciate it very much, thank you. awaye are just moments from outg
it will not stop colorado or washington state from implementing their laws to legalize marijuana. >> marijuana consumers can really sleep a little easier tonight. >> fast food workers in dozens of american cities walked off the job. >> hold the burgers, hold the fries, make our wages super sized. >> wild weather striking parts of southern california. >> torrential rains caused mudslides and power lines. >> two kittens shut down the new york city subway system for hours. they got away from their owner in brooklyn. >> you just kind of want the nypd to take this guy out of his misery. >> are you kidding me? jeff scott is freak scott. ole miss recaptures the lead. >> and all that matters. >> tonight is our 20th anniversary of being here every night on cbs. i want to be dragged out of here kicking and screaming like they did with regis, that's how i want to go. >> on "cbs this morning." >> i made a record. in i left something here. >> be very careful. >> is there anything i can do anything at all? >> it was the other chair. [ laughter ] >> oh, oh, no. >>> welcome to "cbs this
lawrenson washington d.c., oh ahead. -- lawrence in washington dc. i feel that after supporting the military dictatorship for 30 years, the united states is continuing to give aid to the military. i think many americans misunderstand what the muslim brotherhood is about, they have the mistaken notion it is a terrorist organization. morsi was democratically elected. it was a coup, they did the same thing in honduras. i think it is a sad situation. i am definitely part of that 51%. host: on facebook, here are some thoughts for you -- if you want to post your comments, go to our page. marcel in columbia, south carolina, a republican caller. i am an egyptian american citizen. i have not been in egypt for 10 years. i listen to all the tv and everything. i am a christian. if president obama wants to suspend the aid, that is fine. [indiscernible] on egypt needs is -- egypt originally given to since the 1970s. the egyptian was that egypt keeps the treaty. -- the condition was that egypt keeps the treaty. i think it would be fine with egyptians. a two.ot -- a coup. 50 3 million people went to the str
to a dallas church where 21 people have gotten sick so far. >>> celebrating the march on washington mall. where dr. martin luther king called for equal rights for all. thank you so much, i'm morgan radford. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the world's greatest library under one digital roof. but at what cost? >>google could hold the whole world hostage. [[voiceover]] al jazeera america presents google and the world brain. can you say stocktopussy? g102 2 more news. ♪ >>> and welcome back. late summer heat wave has prompted many schools across the events. heat stroke is a leading cause of death among athletes, and it is a particular concern for high school football players and their parents at this time of year. one high school in georgia set up new rules after a devastating loss for their team. >> reporter: it's at the
of syrian air strike fears, and anger about upcoming political wrangling in washington have cast on the stock market and they've combined to keep, let's say the average is not doing much this month except for going down. keep in mind that this toxic brew along with higher gas prices and stretched stock valuations have made the market more perilous than it's been in some time. we've got to ask ourselves, which are the least perilous stocks we buy once you believe the market has baked in the latest bad news? i don't think it has yet. but maybe you think the worst is over. i'm going to try to help you, okay. let me give you the list i've been working off of. in part because i run a charitable trust. you can follow it along, and part because i came out here many times in the last six weeks and told you to wait for a pullback in certain stocks. the pullback's here. i can't now say wait for another pullback. i've got to at least be true to what i told you earlier. first, because it is freshest, is retail. two retailers stood out among a totally, you know, look, just a terrible group. t
valuable at $1.8 billion followed by washington redskins, new york giants and texans. >>> the university of texas rakes in the most cash for its merchandise according to the collegiate licensing company. the eighth year in a row. finally, football is coming back to los angeles. arena football, that is. the la kiss will start playing in 2014 and the rock band kiss backing that team along with other investors. it's affordable. season tickets start at just $99. you have to provide the face paint. >>> up next, after back to back triple digit losses, what's behind the pullback in stocks? vo: getting your car serviced at meineke, smart. saving time by booking an appointment online, even smarter. online scheduling. available now at meineke.com. my electrolux french door refrigerator gives me a lot more entertaining possibilities. with features like the perfect temp drawer that has a wide variety of temperature settings, i can store anything from desserts to deliciously fresh seafood at the ideal serving temperature. so everything is perfectly fresh. tonight i'm using the just the two of us sett
. recapturing the magic of the march on washington. and a move for the big game. the stadium controversy that has some bay area bay bridge closure. the bridge will close in just four days, late wednesday, august 28th. the closure will last up to five full days over the long labor day holiday. the bridge with its new eastern span will re-open by tuesday, september 3rd, the day after labor day. ac transit is offering bus service to some bart stations during the closure. bart will be operating trains around the clock. san francisco bay ferry is expanding its schedule. if you have to drive during the shutdown download the traffic app. you can find details on abc7news.com. >>> to help move along traffic on the bay bridge a toll lane is being converted to fast track. this is a live look at the toll plaza where the three farthest right happened lanes are closed this weekend. the toll lane closure runs through five monday morning. and you can take a look. there is a big slow down on the upper deck of the bay bridge as the cars head into san francisco. thousands gathered in washington, d.c. today
right now. and following in the footsteps of history. recapturing the magic of the march on washington. and a move for the big game. the stadium controversy that has some bay area bay bridge closure. the bridge will close in just four days, late wednesday, august 28th. the closure will last up to five full days over the long labor day holiday. the bridge with its new eastern span will re-open by tuesday, september 3rd, the day after labor day. ac transit is offering bus service to some bart stations during the closure. bart will be operating trains around the clock. san francisco bay ferry is expanding its schedule. if you have to drive during the shutdown download the traffic app. you can find details on abc7news.com. >>> to help move along traffic on the bay bridge a toll lane is being converted to fast track. this is a live look at the toll plaza where the three farthest right happened lanes are closed this weekend. the toll lane closure runs through five monday morning. and you can take a look. there is a big slow down on the upper deck of the bay bridge as the cars head into san f
. on set washington anchor for bbc world news america, katty kay who i gave her a cold. she's upset. >> we're sharing everything. guys, be careful. >> okay. >> don't overshare, please. >> drugs here if anyone touches them. >> always be in england. >> can i just say, does every boy grow up dreaming of saying, i'm batman? >> i don't know. it's a funny joke. >> every boy doesn't grow up. >> that's good. >> oh! >> oh. >> discuss that also. pulitzer-prize winning historian jon meacham. pulitzer-prize winning column t columnist, msnbc political ans list, can we shorten the title please, eugene robinson and vice president and executive editor of msnbc.com richard holt. >> he's also the author of the book "the message, the reselling of president obama." >> and that's all we have time for this morning. back to you. >> if we did the subtitle of richard's book we would run into chuck's hour as well. >> i want to say something, i have to go on record with this ben affleck thing. this is funny, we make a big deal but he's had a great career comeback with the town and -- >> "argo" so he directs himself
first lady from martha washington-ida mckinley. >> she was not happy her husband had been elected president. she never made it to washington. >> when he resigned, he and his wife and their family moved here to williamsburg. it was here that letitia tyler suffered a stroke. john tyler learned he was elected as vice president of william perry region william henry harrison. it is here that he became 10th president of the united states, so she learned she became the first lady. >> she had another terrible stroke, and her husband goes into morning, and then he meets another young lovely in her 20's. >> i think of her as the madonna of first ladies. she posed as a model at a time that was frowned upon, by all accounts was bewitching. >> there were 90 slaves, and they were her supervision. julia lobbied for her husband, and she supported him tremendously in everything she did. >> untimely death, a secret marriage, and outsize personality are stories of the women we examined tonight. good evening, and welcome to the season series of first ladies. william henry harrison was in office, and
the argument is, is a bank too big to manage? there's a growing sense washington is trying to find issues to try to prove that jpmorgan or other big banks like that are too big to manage because you can't control, you can't watch that closely everything that's going on in every single arm. the other thing is investigations beget more investigations. what does that mean? jpmorgan has been under so much fire that the government and virs regulators have placed monitors from various consulting firms inside the bank. the more people you actually have from the government inside your four walls monitoring what you do, the more things -- >> they may find. >> exactly. >> mr. dimon has said i have more people from the u.s. government in my four walls than anybody else. an awful lot of charges in other cases have been for failure to supervise. >> right. >> and that goes to that question of scale and whether something is too big to supervise, right? >> that's right. >> kayla, thanks. >> thank you, tyler. >>> simon, down to you. >> a market flash from dominick. >> we're looking at the housing sector.
from washington in common core stations -- standards. milton friedman was the father of the school choice movement. the school choice movement was under the idea that educational opportunity, giving parents the ability to move their children out of the zip code confined areas would allow competition and allow greater opportunity. we have seen this and vouchers, tax credits, and education saving a house -- education savings accounts. the biggest threat that has now hit us, common core, is a washington leviathan. the idea that spending more money would equal more education out comes. we have not. the $4.3 billion in federal incentives for no child left behind push by the administration are not likely to induce any kind of further educational outcome. the threat to school choice is also at stake. we see sat and azt standards being conformed to the common core. the common core national .tandard a few results just came out, the price had over the next seven --rs for common core outline common core outline the states. what does the common core contain? math standards that are poorly see
the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. 50 years have passed. 50 years have passed since king's voice soared over the washington monuments declaring his dream, i have a dream. it is a dream deeply wounded in the american dream. and yesterday while i was watching president obama's inaugural address i heard echoes of king's speech. i have a dream. and when i turned off my television set, i spent a few minutes reflecting on the question. are all of us, all of us truly welcome to share in this dream, the same dream that dr. king dreamed? most americans i'm sure can recite portions of dr. kings i have a dream speech. it's an extraordinary and very familiar speech. i have are unaccustomed to hearing clips of his speech played over and over, recycled over and over on the radio every january. they're the favorite quotes, the favorite lines and now that i have school-aged children i see how king has explained to them in classrooms. when i was in elementary school there was no martin luther king day. no discussion of his heroism in classrooms but when my children came home from school j
. >>> we turn now to what washington calls a growing security threat. there is word that dozens of american embassies this morning are being ordered to shut down this coming sunday. tracie potts joins us with the latest on this. what do we know about why this move was being made? betty, we know that the threat is time specific. in other words, they have a sense that something is going to happen on sunday, they just don't know where. that's why out of an abundance of precautions, that's what the state department says, they're shutting down all of these embassies. we have a list of them, 15 in all. we can show you some of them. they are primarily throughout the middle east and asia. one in kabul. baghdad, along with several others. sources tell us that this is the end of ramadan which ends on wednesday. ironically, it is also president obama's birthday on sunday and iran is installing a new president on sunday. they don't think it's related to either of those. the information is that it's related to ramadan and that's why the embassies will be shutting down. >> tracie, thank you very much. >>
leagues. >> tuesday at the little league world series, a team from washington state advanced to the finals. wednesday, the teams from california and connecticut played for the right to get there, too about that california down in the sixth, carrying the big stick, the long flyball gone. the second home run of the game. connecticut's lead cut to 3-2. the pitcher's pitch gets past his catcher, races home from third to tie the game at three apiece. top of the ninth, 6'7" grant hohman atoned forgiving up a homer earlier with a homer of his own. california wins since-3, advancing to play washington in the championship game. >> robert griffin iii is ready to resume his role as starting quarterback. he went to work wednesday for the first time. the team was not in full pads, but did go full speed. griffin ran 49 plays against the defense. his surgy radar knee is holding up. >> the event hasn't started yet, and won't start at all for the 2006 women's championship. shower perfect have a lobbied the tournament organizers to refer to her at maria sugar-pola. i don't think they were too keen on that i
, it was a day of reflection and remembrance at the mall in washington. many gathered to celebrate the event. >>> it's a wage war as fast food workers walk out on their employers. police in new york are keeping at least a dozen mosques under surveillance. we'll explain why and what it means for people who attend them. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what h
of "the washington post" and "the boston globe." after that, the chair of the homeland security subcommittee, peter king, former new york times reporter judith miller and others examine the issue of balancing national security with the protection of civil liberties. then journalists talk about how news organizations cover politics in the digital age of social media. and later, remarks from a recent global education summit with former unicef director carol bellamy and a former child refugee from the sudanese civil war. >> booktv in prime time continues this week. tonight after "the communicators," we'll bring you authors from book fairs and festivals. at 8:30 p.m. eastern, we begin with oscar goodman at freedom fest. he talks about "being oscar: from mob lawyer to mayor of las vegas." after that, we'll go to this year's printer's row literary festival to hear about "the cooked seed." then on to bookexpo be america in new york city city with erica jong who talks about "fear of flying." and we finish with author and radio talk show host larry elder at the los angeles times festival
to cincinnati and lesser individuals in washington but also upstream. i think the fact that this goes to the office of the chief counsel, a political appointee, that begins to have us understand how critical she and why she might want to fein innocence. >> neil: there's talk the mainstream media is dropping this story because it's -- we know liberal groups targeted. i tried to the best of my ability to get liberal groups on to talk about it. normally if you have been talking about the irs you're itching to talking about it. now i have conservatives groups who are fuming but i figure if you're targeted bit government, you're angry and don't like the irs picking on you and you want to shout it out. they're not. i wonder if that was made up? >> it was to a great extent made up. here's the important thing, you can hear a lot of things in washington. the question is who will put out fact and cite specifics. in our case at chairman camp of the ways and means committee and i looked into it, we did find a number of progressive groups came up in the search but as far as we could tell they were
supporters. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> same-sex marriages will continue in california. that's after the supreme court denied a last ditch appeal of supporters of proposition 8. in june as you know the u.s. supreme court cleared the way for same-sex marriage to resume in california. opponents said the ruling should apply only to the two couples who actually took the case to the high court. >>> san francisco's board of appeals handed a small victory to a men's clothing store trying to open in the mission district. neighbors and merchants say jack spade is a national chain with 11 or more stores across the u.s. san francisco law requires special hearings before chains can open in certain neighborhoods and that includes part of the intermission where a permit has been approved for a jack spade store. >> this area is like a wildlife preserve. it is designated a safe zone for small business. >> looking forward to it. i think it will improve the block. i can't wait. >> jack spade claims it is a small independent retailer even though it is owned by liz claiborne. they will take anot
snowden and published by the "washington post" claim the nsa has broken privacy rules and overstepped its legal authority thousands of times since 2008. the "washington post" also says an internal audit shows nearly 3,000 incidents in just one year. >> we definitely need more oversight. we need more public reporting. we need more transparency. it's no longer a tenable position for the nsa to say trust us. >> i totally reject those kind of claims. >> the head of the senate judiciary committee patrick leahy says since the nsa is not giving straight answers he'll open a senate hearing after the summer break. >>> now to the latest developments in egypt. it's been a day of rage. dozens of people were killed in confrontations with security forces. and demonstrators gathered by the thousands. the protests came just two days after egypt's military ruler ordered his forces to clear protest camps. at least 638 people were killed and 1,000 more were wounded. nbc's ayman moden reports. >> reporter: for the third straight night the government has imposed a curfew on the capital, cairo, and cities all
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